Medicines with/without prescription (without prescription in Bulgaria/ With prescription in USA)

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Shayakitten
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   Posted 3/7/2015 7:43 AM (GMT -6)   
Want to ask are all of the migraine pain relief medicines with prescription in USA and are there any medicines that helps you but you can't find at the pharmacy

Shayakitten
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   Posted 3/7/2015 7:54 AM (GMT -6)   
see i have an aunt in Chicago that suffers from heavy headache and migraine pain and i sent her pain relief medicines witch she can't find in America without a prescription

Shayakitten
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   Posted 3/7/2015 7:57 AM (GMT -6)   
and i just wanted to ask can you tell me some medicines without prescription

Lanie G
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   Posted 3/7/2015 8:19 AM (GMT -6)   
Shayakitten, welcome to HealingWell. There are many over the counter medicines here for headaches and migraines that we can buy without a prescription. Many have acetaminophen, ibuprofen, naproxen sodium or aspirin. Those are the generic names that are the ingredients but there are several brand names as well as store-brand names. Some may also have caffeine. They are sold in supermarkets and pharmacies. Their labels always state that they are pain relievers. Some say specifically "migraine".
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Shayakitten
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   Posted 3/7/2015 10:52 AM (GMT -6)   
I sent her medicines like Solpadeine, Acefein, Caffetin Forte, Analgin, Nurofen Forte for witch I don't need a prescription in Bulgaria, they're all pain relief medicines suitable for headache and migraine and joint pain..so I'm wondering ..are they with prescription in USA.

Lanie G
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   Posted 3/7/2015 11:16 AM (GMT -6)   
I looked up the medication you listed and the only difference is that most contain codeine which is only by prescription here. The other ingredients are the same as you can buy here without the codeine. If your aunt is really suffering, then she needs to see a doctor if the regular pain relievers cannot help her.
Lanie

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Post Edited (LanieG) : 3/7/2015 10:26:34 AM (GMT-7)

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